Longines Lindbergh 47MM Automatic ‘Hour Angle’ Watch Review

Longines Lindbergh 47MM Automatic ‘Hour Angle’ Watch Review

In 2017 the world celebrated the 90th anniversary of the first solo transatlantic flight made by Charles Lindbergh For the occasion, Swiss watchmaker Longines produced a limited edition of its iconic Lindbergh timepiece, also known as the “Hour Angle” watch In this review I will discuss the stock version of the Lindbergh Hour Angle watch that Longines produces today, as well as the 90th Anniversary model that adds a few new things and perhaps is a hint of what is to come Longines has a lot of history to pull from, and I think the Charles Lindbergh connection is among the most important.

I would put the Hour Angle timepiece up there with the Omega Speedmaster in terms of historic appeal – for thematically similar reasons While the Speedmaster and Hour Angle watches are entirely different in style and era, they are two designs which have authentically interesting stories, a foundation in pure . More

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